Archives for June 2012

Saturday Show & Tell #17

 Smiles all around! Daddy just arrived home from Ecuador today and the boys greeted him at the airport with signs they made. He came home bearing surprises for all; soccer jerseys for the boys and silver for mama! Gotta love South America! We are so glad to have him back, and even more excited to hear […]

Shake Your Own Homemade Ice Cream

I have great memories of making this recipe as a child and can vividly remember each time! Shaking your own homemade ice cream is definitely a ‘memory maker’ for children! This is such a fun thing to do on a hot summer night after grilling out with family or friends. We made ours after bath […]

Drinkbands Review & Giveaway

A typical day in our home is filled with sippy cups and water glasses scattered throughout our house. Every evening after the boys go to bed I have to seek out all the hidden cups; yes, I admit, I contribute to this problem as well! Throw family and friends visiting into the mix, and our […]

Chick-fil-a Sweet Tea Copycat Recipe

I recently shared with you the copycat recipe for Chick-fil-a Lemonade and so many of you are also searching for the Chick-fil-a sweet Tea recipe, well here you go! Although I am not a huge tea fan, I am married to one! My husband (with some southern roots) has been making sweet tea for our friends […]

Frozen Strawberry Crunch

This is definitely one of my all-time favorite desserts! Frozen Strawberry Crunch reminds me of a more ‘mature and formal’ version of those strawberry crunch bars I ate as a child in the summertime. I have had this on my ‘to bake’ list for the past two months and couldn’t wait to share it with […]

Quick & Healthy Grilled Ranch Vegetables

We are visiting my parents this week and I asked my mom if I could share her delicious grilled vegetable recipe! Our boys even ate a few more vegetables than normal because they loved the flavor! This is a quick, easy recipe to toss of the grill with any meal; it would also be great […]

Beginner Swimming Techniques: Week 2

Last week, in Beginner Swimming Techniques: Week 1, we covered properly entering the pool and kicking. This week, in Beginner Swimming Techniques: Week 2, we want to add arms to develop the Front Crawl/Free Style Stroke; the first stroke we recommend teaching your beginner swimmer. We will also introduce Floating; a life saving skill that […]

Saturday Show & Tell #16

Father’s Day: Celebrating Daddy and How Much we Love Him! He loved his Car Shirt and his new bicycle! Now we can all take bike rides together and he can help pull our bike trailer for the boys! Yay! My husband is truly a GREAT DAD! My boys (and myself) are SO lucky to have […]

Chick-fil-a Lemonade Copycat Recipe

Our family loves Chick-fil-a, and one of our favorites is definitely their lemonade! In our previous home in California, we had a giant lemon tree that always produced more lemons than we knew what to do with! I spent a few summers ‘perfecting’ my lemon recipes, and here is our favorite lemonade recipe that we […]

Dot Streamers, DIY

‘Dot Streamers’ are becoming one of my favorite DIY birthday decorations! They are easy to make, and can be personalized to fit any type of party theme! I can whip a set of these out in under an hour, store them in a plastic baggie and have them ready beforehand for an upcoming party. When […]